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Apple is no stranger to the Supreme Court, but today its CEO and another top executive are signing on to an amicus brief for the first time.
Why it matters: Corporate leaders are increasingly a moral voice in American politics, speaking out to represent the interests and desires of their employees — and a rising moral imperative.
Highlights from the brief, which cites Apple Dreamers by their initials to protect their identities:
The bottom line: Tech companies — especially Microsoft and Apple — have walked a fine line here, working with the government in some areas while strongly opposing some policies — particularly around immigration and LGBTQ rights, notes Axios' Ina Fried.
Erica Bougard of the U.S. competes in the Women's Heptathlon 100 meter hurdles during day six of the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar.
On October 2 of last year, the Saudis tortured, killed and dismembered Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi — with minimal lasting repercussions, Axios' Dan Primack noted today.